carboxylic + -ate
carboxylate (plural carboxylates)
- (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of a carboxylic acid.
carboxylate (third-person singular simple present carboxylates, present participle carboxylating, simple past and past participle carboxylated)
- (organic chemistry) To form a carboxyl group by introduction of carbon dioxide
- (organic chemistry) To react with a carboxylic acid